The B.S. Degree in Elementary Education requires forty-four semester hours in education: EDU 131, 233, 307, 309, 313, 315, 317, 321, 323, 329, 345, 413, and 462-463. In addition, 14 hours of allied courses are required: MAT 103-104 (6 hours), KHS 230 (2 hours), ART 313 (2 hours), MUS 315 (2 hours), and THE 407 (2 hours). Total hours required: 58. An academic minor is also recommended. A student must complete all requirements for the Kentucky Provisional Certificate and successfully complete the appropriate PRAXIS Examinations in order to be certified and to earn a degree from Georgetown College.

Recommended Social Science Minor for Elementary Majors (P-5)

The social sciences minor (for elementary education students only) requires 21 semester hours with a concentration of nine hours in one of the departments identified below. At least one course must be taken from the departments of History, Geography, Political Science, and Economics plus an additional course chosen from either the Sociology or Psychology Departments. No more than one class may be counted both for General Education and for this minor.

  • History (no prerequisites)
    • 223 Intro to American History 1492-1877
    • 225 Intro to American History , 1877-present
    • 304 Kentucky History (Required Course)
    • 306 Colonial and Revolutionary America
    • 308 History of the Early Republic
    • 426 History of the American Indian
  • Geography
    • 111 World Physical Geography
    • 115 World Regional Geography
    • 317 Cultural Geography
  • Political Science
    • 100 American Government
    • 309 State Government
    • 319 Constitutional Rights
    • 335 Legislative Process
    • 409 Kentucky Government
  • Economics
    • 221 Macroeconomics
    • 223 Microeconomics
    • 317 Economic History of the U. S.
  • Sociology
    • (SOC 111 is a prerequisite; therefore students are advised to take SOC 111 as a GenEd))
    • 215 Juvenile Delinquency
    • 313 Intergroup Relations
    • 335 Sociology of Appalachia
  • Psychology
    • (PSY 111 is a prerequisite; therefore students are advised to take PSY111 as a GenEd)
    • 328 Learning
    • 340 Child Development
    • 343 Personality
    • 419 School Psychology